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Re: coordination on boot-floppies devel (was Re: master2files / potato)

On Sun, Aug 15, 1999 at 06:41:25PM -0400, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> >No, dunno about a person working on potato-boot-floppiey besides the
> >powerpc people.  Why does no-one tell me such things ... i cannot be
> >uptodate on all sides/topics.
> I just know it from reading the list.
> Martin Babinsky (sp?) is the guy working on this AFAIK.
> >I need working boot-floppies to generate working cd-images to do real
> >testings.
> >Please, the person who will do this dependency stuff: checkin the stuff into
> >the boot-floppies cvs. Real quik.
> Well, I can try to do my part, but I'm not involved much in the actual
> writing of code.
> Enrique, would it be possible to step forward a bit and take a more
> active role in coordinating work on the boot-floppies?

I'll try to do my best. I'm having a really busy summer, so I have less
time to spend on boot-floppies development than I would like...
> If freeze is Nov 1st, we should try to have early alphas ready in mid
> sept I would think.  Unless we wanna go thru a freeze again with no
> boot-floppies.

I'll try to have a working set next week (no new features, just old slink
floppies with new kernel and new glibc) but don't hold your breath.

I would like to have cd-rom autodetection code for easy cd-rom based
installations (it's probably too hard/late to implement it for other
methods) on potato boot-floppies, has anybody been working on that?

Enrique Zanardi					ezanardi@ull.es

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